Product Engineer

Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Keosauqua, IA, US, 52565

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.




Job Title:        Product Engineer            

Location:        Keosauqua, IA             



What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a product engineer who will be an active participant in the development, design and evaluation of products for Dover Food Retail Food Display.  This role will be responsible for applying scientific method to evaluate structural designs and case performance.  Applications will include engineering projects supporting current products as well as continuous improvement activities.  This person will be joining a dynamic environment with a wide array of projects. 


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Research, analyze and plan the product design in accordance with product requirements as established from various sources including product management, manufacturing, test lab, and customer specification documents.
  • Investigate customer complaints, determine root cause and propose solutions.
  • Work with the product engineering team to conceptualize and implement improvements to existing products for improved performance, manufacturability, cost and/or quality.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in HVAC/R
  • 5+ years’ experience in the HVAC/R
  • 5+ years’ experience in product design or sustaining engineering
  • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced, customized manufacturing environment


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Refrigeration theory and application a plus. 
  • Supermarket refrigeration system overall understanding and component knowledge preferred but not required. 
  • Good aptitude with FMEA, FEA, CFD tools is a plus
  • 5+ years in the supermarket refrigeration industry.


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good Project management skills
  • Good design and technical aptitude
  • Strong work ethic and professional attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays










The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.



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